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                                              FERDA HALICIOGLU                              



Full Name: Ferda HALICIOGLU


Current Status: Professor of Economics


Current Work Address: Department of Economics, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Kadikoy, 34720, Istanbul, Turkey.

Tel: +90 (0) 216 2802541, Fax: +90 (0) 216 2802552.


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1998          : Associate Professorship in Applied Economics, Turkish Higher Education Council, Turkey.

1991 - 1996: PhD (Econ.), Faculty of Economics, Istanbul University, Turkey.

1989 - 1990: MSc (Econ.), Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, UK.

1981-1986: BSc Hons (Econ.), Faculty of Political Sciences, Ankara University, Turkey.


Appointments Held


2015 – present: Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey.

2013 – 2015: Head of Department of Economics, Department of Economics, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey

2010 – 2015: Chair in International Economics and Economic Development, Department of Economics, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey

2006 – 2015: Professor in Economics, Department of Economics, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey

1999 – 2006: Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Economics, the Business School, University of Greenwich, London, UK.

1998 – 1999: Associate Professor in Economics, Istanbul University, Turkey.

1997 – 1999: Adjunct Assistant Professor in Economics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey.

1996 – 1998: Assistant Professor in Economics, Istanbul University, Turkey.

1992 – 1996: Research and Teaching Assistant in Economics, Istanbul University, Turkey.

1991 – 1992: Economist, ISBANK, Istanbul, Turkey.









Past and Current*


Principles of Economics, (1st Year Students), Introduction to Economics, (1st Year Students), Quantitative Techniques (2nd Year Students), Microeconomics (2nd Year Students), Macroeconomics (2nd Year Students), Applied Statistics (2nd Year Students), Introduction to Econometrics (2nd Year Students), Money and Banking  (3rd Year Students), Econometrics (3rd Year Students), Econometrics Methods and Applications I & II (3rd Year Students), Economics of European Union (3rd Year Students), Time Series Econometrics (3rd Year Students), Economic Decision Making Techniques (3rd Year Students), Forecasting (3rd Year Students), Advanced Econometrics (3rd Year Students), International Economics (4th Year Students), World Economy (4th Year Students), Economics of International Integration (MA in European Economics), Economics of European Union(3rd Year Students), Applied Econometrics (MSc in Economics), Applied Quantitative Techniques (MSc in Business and Financial Economics), Research Methods and Forecasting (MSc in Business and Financial Economics), *Econometrics I (3rd Year Students), *Econometrics II (3rd Year Students), *Econometrics I (MSc in Economics), *Econometrics II (MSc in Economics).





Research Interests


Applied economics with particular references to international trade; economics of international integrations; foreign direct investments; government and defence expenditures; tourism, housing, energy, health economics, and economics of professional team sports.




51. HALICIOGLU, F., YOLAC, S. (2015)  “Testing the impact of unemployment on self-employment: empirical evidence from OECD countries”,

Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol.195, pp.10-17.


50. HALICIOGLU, F. (2013) “Dynamics of Obesity in Finland”,

Journal of Economic Studies, Vol.40, No.5, pp.644-657.

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49. HALICIOGLU, F. and KARATAS, C. (2013) “A Social Discount Rate for Turkey”,

Quality and Quantity, Vol.47, No.2, pp.1085-1091.  

DOI: 10.1007/s11135-011-9585-z

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48. HALICIOGLU, F. (2012) “Balance-of-Payments Constrained Growth: the Case of Turkey”,

Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Vol.35, No.1, pp.65-77.

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47.  HALICIOGLU, F. (2012) “Temporal Causality and Dynamics of Crime in Turkey”.

International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 39, No.9, 704-720.

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46. HALICIOGLU, F. (2012) “The Demand for Calories in Turkey”,

İktisat, İşletme ve Finans, Vol.27, No.316, pp.93-108.


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45. HALICIOGLU, F., ANDRES, A. R., and YAMAMURA, E. (2012) “Modeling Crime in Japan”,

 Economic Modelling, Vol.29, No.5, pp.1640-1645.,

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44. HALICIOGLU, F. (2011) “An Empirical Study of Relationship between FIFA Ranking and Domestic Football Competition Level: the Case of Turkey”,

Proceedings of International Congress on Sports Economics and Management, pp.44-58, Ege University, Turkey.   


43. ANDRES, A. R., HALICIOGLU, F., and YAMAMURA, E. (2011) “Socio-Economic Determinants of Suicide in Japan”,

Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol.40, No.6, pp.723-731.


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42. HALICIOGLU, F.  and KARATAS, C. (2011) “Estimation of Economic Discounting Rate for  Practical Project Appraisal: the Case of Turkey”,

The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol.45, No.1, pp.155-166.

DOI: 10.1353/jda.2011.0015

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41. HALICIOGLU, F. (2011) “Modelling Life Expectancy in Turkey,

Economic Modelling, Vol.28, No.5, pp.2075-2082, (Published as Lead Article).


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40. HALICIOGLU, F. (2011) “A Dynamic Econometric Study of Income, Energy and Exports in Turkey”,

Energy, Vol.36, No.5, pp.3348-3354.


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39. ANDRES, A. R. and HALICIOGLU, F. (2011) “Testing the Hypothesis of the Natural Suicide Rates: Further Evidence from OECD Data”,

Economic Modelling, Vol.28, Nos 1-2, pp.22-26.


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38. ANDRES, A. R. and HALICIOGLU, F. (2010) “Determinants of Suicides in Denmark: Evidence from Time Series Data”,

Health Policy, Vol. 98, Nos 2-3, pp.263-269.


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37. DELL’ANNO, R. and HALICIOGLU, F. (2010) “An ARDL Model of Recorded and Unrecorded Economies in Turkey”,

Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 37, No.6, pp.627-646.


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36. HALICIOGLU, F. (2010) “An Econometric Analysis of Aggregate Outbound Tourism Demand of Turkey”,

Tourism Economics, Vol.16, No.1, pp.83-98.

One of the Most Cited Articles in Tourism Economics

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35. ALTINANAHTAR, A. and HALICIOGLU, F. (2009) “A Dynamic Econometric Study of Suicides in Turkey”,

The Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 38, No.6, pp.903-907.


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34. HALICIOGLU, F. (2009) “Foreign Direct Investments and Turkey” in

Turkish Economy in New Structure: 2000-2008, (Ed.) N. Ozkaramete Coskun. Imaj Yayinevi, Ankara, Turkey, (in Turkish).

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33. HALICIOGLU, F. (2009) “Research on the Prediction of the Likely Winners of the Euro 2008 Football Tournament”,

Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp.1-14.

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32. HALICIOGLU, F. (2009)An Econometric Study of CO2 Emissions, Energy Consumption, Income and Foreign Trade in Turkey”,

Energy Policy, Vol.37, No.3, pp.1156-1164.

DOI:10.1016/j.enpol.2008.11.012  (One of the most cited article in Energy Policy)

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31. HALICIOGLU, F. (2008) “The J-curve Dynamics of Turkey: an Application of ARDL Model”,

Applied Economics, Vol. 40, No.18, pp.2423-2429.

DOI: 10.1080/00036840600949496

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30. HALICIOGLU, F. (2008) “The Bilateral J-curve: Turkey versus her 13 Trading Partners”,

Journal of Asian Economics, Vol. 19, No.3, pp.236-243.

DOI:10.1016/j.asieco.2008.02.006   (One of the most cited article in Journal of Asian Economics)

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29. HALICIOGLU, F. (2007) “Residential Electricity Demand Dynamics in Turkey”,

Energy Economics, Vol. 29, No.2, pp.199-210.


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28. HALICIOGLU, F. (2007) “The J-curve Dynamics of Turkish Bilateral Trade: A Cointegration Approach”,

Journal of Economic Studies, Vol.34, No.2, pp.103-119.

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27. GHATAK, A. and HALICIOGLU, F. (2007) “Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth: Some Evidence from across the World”,

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp.381-394.

DOI: 10.1504/GBER.2007.015101

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26. HALICIOGLU, F. (2007) “The Demand for New Housing in Turkey: an Application of ARDL Model”,

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp.62-74.


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25. HALICIOGLU, F. (2006) “The Impacts of Football Point Systems on the Competitive Balance: Evidence from some European Football Leagues”,

Rivista di Diritto ed Economia dello Sport, Vol.2, No.2, pp.67-76.

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24. HALICIOGLU, F. (2005) “Forecasting the Professional Team Sports Events: Evidence from Euro 2000 and 2004 Football Tournaments”,

in International Research on Sports Economics and Production, (Ed.) Gregory T. Papanikos, pp.95-111, ATINER, Athens, Greece.

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23. HALICIOGLU, F. and UGUR, M. (2005) “On Stability of the Demand for Money in a Developing OECD Country: The Case of Turkey”,

Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 7, Nos.2/3, pp.203-213.

DOI: 10.1504/GBER.2005.007616

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22. HALICIOGLU, F. (2005) “Can We Predict the Outcome of International Football Tournaments: the Case of Euro 2000”,

Dogus University Journal, Vol. 6, No.1, pp.112-122.

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21. HALICIOGLU, F. (2004) “Defense Spending and Economic Growth in Turkey: An Empirical Application of New Macroeconomic Theory”,

Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, Vol.2, No.3, pp.193-201.

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20. HALICIOGLU, F. (2004), “The Gibson Paradox: An Empirical Investigation for Turkey”,

European Research Studies Journal, Vol.7, Nos:1-2, pp.111-119.  

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19. HALICIOGLU, F. (2004) “An ARDL Model of Aggregate Tourism Demand Turkey”,

in Global Business and Economics Review-Anthology (Ed.) D. Kantarelis, pp. 614-624, B&ESI, Worcester.

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18. HALICIOGLU, F. (2003) “Testing Wagner’s Law for Turkey, 1960-2000”,

Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, Vol.1, No. 2, pp.129-141.

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17. HALICIOGLU, F. (2003) “An Econometric Analysis of the Effects of Aggregate Defense Spending on Aggregate Output: The Case of Turkey, 1950-2002”,

International Conference in Economics VII. Conference Proceedings in CD-ROM format.